BYU takes on No. 9 Texas A&M
PROVO, Utah – The BYU women's soccer team travels to College Station, Texas to take on the No. 9 Texas A&M Aggies on Friday, Aug. 24, at 7:30 p.m. CDT.
The Cougars are coming off two overtime games against Cal State Fullerton and Nebraska. A penalty kick by Madie Siddoway Gates in the 97th minute lifted BYU to a 1-0 win over the Titans. At Nebraska, the Cougars fell behind 2-0 in the first half, but late goals by Lizzy Braby and Mikayla Colohan evened the score before playing two scoreless overtime periods.
The Cougars were picked to finish third in the WCC Preseason Poll and Colohan was named to the preseason team after earning Honorable Mention honors and being selected to the All-Freshman Team in 2017.
Colohan leads the offense with one goal and nine shots, while Gates has recorded one goal and eight shots.
Texas A&M Storylines
The Aggies are on a two-game winning streak after beating Hawai'i 4-0 and Loyola Marymount 3-0 at the Outrigger Soccer Kickoff.
Five different Texas A&M players have found the back of the net and are led by Ally Watt and Brittany Crabtree with two goals apiece. Cosette Morche has tallied two saves in goal for a 1.00 save percentage.
- Friday, Aug. 24, at 7:30 p.m. CDT, at Ellis Field
- Video: SEC Network+
- Video Talent: David Ellis (play-by-play) and Jeff Given (analyst)
- Radio: BYU Radio (Sirius XM 143) and ESPN 960 AM
- Radio Talent: Greg Wrubell (play-by-play) and Elena Medeiros (analyst)
This will be the first official meeting between the Cougars and Aggies. They have played twice in spring competition, with each team winning one game.